Ted Roe

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Ted Roe
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Oregon House of Representatives, District 41
Former candidate
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, 1994
J.D.Valparaiso University School of Law, 1998
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Ted Roe was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 41 of the Oregon House of Representatives.

Biography

Roe earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin in 1994 and his J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law in 1998. His professional experience includes working as principal attorney at Roe Law Firm since 2010, as a professor at Sumner College since 2014, as principal attorney at Roe & Associates from 2000 to 2010 and as an associate attorney at Cosgrave Vergeer Kester from 1999 to 2000.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Roe's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[2]

Fighting for your interests

  • Excerpt: "Ted will fight against the interests of big banks and insurance companies who buy influence in the legislature. Ted has vowed to not take any campaign contributions from any insurance company or financial institution. Ted Roe wants to be your voice in Salem."

Fighting for new jobs

  • Excerpt: "Ted Roe would advocate for changes in the existing corporate tax system to promote new investment and business development in Oregon and the creation of new jobs."

Strengthening public education

  • Excerpt: "Ted is the product of a public education and knows how it can transform lives and build communities. As a professor, Ted has seen how education lifts up people economically and emotionally. He is committed to making public schools in Oregon the best in the country, through higher pay for teachers, smaller class sizes, programs that foster youths going to college, lowering the cost of tuition for higher education and creating better training opportunities for all Oregonians to find well paid jobs and start rebuilding the middle class in Oregon."

Fighting for the environment

  • Excerpt: "Ted will advocate for legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while creating more clean technology jobs."

Advocating for all Oregonians

  • Excerpt: "Ted Roe will demand fairness and opportunity for all Oregonians. He will fight to create new jobs; he will fight to protect the interests of the elderly and disabled and he will fight to strengthen public education and protect small businesses and workers."

Elections

2014

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oregon House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Kathleen Taylor defeated Deborah Barnes, Ted Roe and Kaliko Castille in the Democratic primary. Timothy McMenamin was unopposed in the Republican primary. McMenamin is running on the Libertarian ticket and Taylor is running on the Working Families Party ticket. Taylor and McMenamin will face off in the general election.[3][4]

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